Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Osteospermum
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
moniliferum
NOTES

A large rounded shrub which is thinly woolly on the young parts. The dark green, leathery leaves are obovate to elliptic. A very common pioneer plant.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A few yellow radiate flower heads are borne on short peduncles in terminal corymbs
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Bush tick berry
Boneseed
Brotherberry
Boetabessie
Bietou
Bokbessie
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld and on the bush fringes
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Blood treatments
Fruit is used for strengthening and purifying the blood
Impotence treatments
Fruit is used for impotence
Food
The ripe fruits are edible
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Skin treatments
Fruit is used for skin problems and acne
Months
March
April
May
June
July
Synonyms for Species
Chrysanthemoides monilifera



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